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  • Scenes from Shakespeare book cover

    Scenes from Shakespeare

    1st Edition

    By Harry Levin

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2014-02-04
    Routledge
    Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies

  • The Arthurian Handbook: Second Edition book cover

    The Arthurian Handbook

    Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Norris J. Lacy, Geoffrey Ashe, Debra N. Mancoff

    Everything you ever wanted to know about King Arthur and his knights is covered in this fascinating volume: the origins of the Grail legend, the Tristan and Isolde love story in opera and literature, Spielberg's use of Arthurian motifs in Star Wars , the depiction of Arthur in paintings, the…

    eBook – 2014-01-14
    Routledge

  • Society and Literature 1945-1970 (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Society and Literature 1945-1970 (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Sinfield

    First published in 1983, this book focuses on the twentieth-century writer as both a product, and an interpreter, of his or her society. It explores the social basis of our conceptions of literature and the ways in which writing is affected by the media, institutional and technical, through which…

    eBook – 2013-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Romantic Ecology (Routledge Revivals): Wordsworth and the Environmental Tradition book cover

    Romantic Ecology (Routledge Revivals)

    Wordsworth and the Environmental Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Bate

    First published in 1991, Romantic Ecology reassesses the poetry of William Wordsworth in the context of the abiding pastoral tradition in English Literature. Jonathan Bate explores the politics of poetry and argues that contrary to critics who suggest that the Wordsworth was a reactionary who…

    eBook – 2013-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Tempest: Critical Essays book cover

    The Tempest

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick M. Murphy

    The Tempest: Critical Essays traces the history of Shakespeare's controversial late romance from its early reception (and adaptation) in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to the present. The volume reprints influential criticism, and it also offers eight originalessays which study The…

    eBook – 2013-10-28
    Routledge
    Shakespeare Criticism

  • Hamlet: Critical Essays book cover

    Hamlet

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arthur F. Kinney

    Using a variety of approaches, from postcolonialism and New Historicism to psychoanalysis and gender studies, the international contributors to Hamlet: New Critical Essays contribute major new interpretations on the conception and writing, editing, and cultural productions of Hamlet. This book is…

    eBook – 2013-10-28
    Routledge
    Shakespeare Criticism

  • The Taming of the Shrew: Critical Essays book cover

    The Taming of the Shrew

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dana Aspinall

    This volume is a comprehensive collection of critical essays on The Taming of the Shrew, and includes extensive discussions of the play's various printed versions and its theatrical productions. Aspinall has included only those essays that offer the most influential and controversial arguments…

    eBook – 2013-10-28
    Routledge
    Shakespeare Criticism

  • King Arthur: A Casebook book cover

    King Arthur

    A Casebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edward Donald Kennedy

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2013-10-18
    Routledge
    Arthurian Characters and Themes

  • The Apple and the Spectroscope (Routledge Revivals): Being Lectures on Poetry Designed (in the main) for Science Students book cover

    The Apple and the Spectroscope (Routledge Revivals)

    Being Lectures on Poetry Designed (in the main) for Science Students, 1st Edition

    By T R Henn

    First published in 1951, this book is based on a course of lectures on poetry and prose given at Cambridge University during the long vacations of 1946-1950. A request for lectures of this kind came originally from a group of science students and the response was such that a course of this nature…

    eBook – 2013-10-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Elizabeth Gaskell and the English Provincial Novel book cover

    Elizabeth Gaskell and the English Provincial Novel

    1st Edition

    By W. A. Craik

    First published in 1975, this book places Elizabeth Gaskell amongst the major novelists of the nineteenth-century. It considers how she has sometimes been overlooked, or admired for very few of her works, or for reasons that are not in fact central to her art. W. A. Craik looks at Gaskell’s…

    eBook – 2013-10-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Modernism (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Modernism (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Peter Faulkner

    First published in 1977, this book focuses on Modernism, one of the most frequently used terms in the discussion of twentieth-century literature and culture. It provides an historical account of the concept, showing the relation of Modernism to Victorian culture and uses the work of Henry James and…

    eBook – 2013-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Contemporary Legend: A Reader book cover

    Contemporary Legend

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gillian Bennett, Paul Smith

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2013-09-05
    Routledge
    New Perspectives in Folklore

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